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Video: Kickball At Maritime Heritage Park In Bellingham

Nick Hartrich, (left) executive director for Downtown Bellingham Partnership, talks about the Throwback Thursdays Urban Kickball League on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Next to him is Andrew Olive with team Bikes and HUB Insurance, one of the main spons
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Nick Hartrich, (left) executive director for Downtown Bellingham Partnership, talks about the Throwback Thursdays Urban Kickball League on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Next to him is Andrew Olive with team Bikes and HUB Insurance, one of the main spons

Kickball in the park: See four teams play hard and have fun in the next round of the urban kickball league, which starts again Thursday, Aug. 27, in downtown Bellingham. Games start at 5:30 p.m. at Maritime Heritage Park, 500 W. Holly St., on Thursdays. It ends with a weekend tournament on Sept. 27.

Interfaith gets grant: U.S. Sen. Patty Murray was happy to announce Washington state community health centers received federal grants to improve services, including Interfaith Community Health Center in Bellingham, which got more than $46,000.

Blaine attorney gets Local Hero Award: Rajeev Majumdar, city prosecutor at Blaine Municipal Court and special prosecutor for Bellingham’s mental health court, was given a Local Hero Award by the Washington State Bar Association July 24. Majumdar was honored for his commitments to several community organizations at nonprofits, including LAW Advocates and Northwest Youth Services.

It’s Dog Appreciation Day: Washington state ranks No. 3 in the country when it comes to appreciating dogs and spending time with them, according to a survey by Milo’s Kitchen. And there’s a video. Yes, it’s a commercial, but it has cute dogs...

Appliance Depot having a party: To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Appliance Depot announced it is having a party from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24. It’ll include bluegrass music, local beer and other refreshments, games and videos. Details can be found on its website.

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